For Physicians

SmallTalk is the right place to refer your patients.

The perfect blend of clinical expertise, a caring culture and convenient locations.

With more than 15 years of helping families throughout San Diego County, SmallTalk is the region’s leading provider of outpatient speech and occupational therapy for children. Our wealth of experience and personalized approach ensures that your patients receive the care they need to make great strides in their development.


Our in-network insurance plans

We make payment as easy as possible for your patients. We bill medical insurance for the plans we accept, and offer convenient options for cash plans as well. We are in-network with the following insurance companies:

  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield Federal PPO
  • CPMG/Rady’s Children’s Network HMO
  • Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • San Diego Regional Center
  • Self Pay
  • Sharp Health Plan CPMG HMO
  • TriCare Prime and Select
  • Tribal Health Blue Cross
  • United HealthCare PPO

We are not in network with any Medi-Cal policies unless the patient has an HMO with Kaiser or CPMG.


PPO Referrals

PPO requirements can be tricky these days, so we ask that all patients on a PPO plan have their doctor send a referral via fax to 858-997-2088. Below is useful information you may need to fill out your referral.

  • Business Name: SmallTalk Speech & Occupational Therapy
  • Servicing/Requesting Provider: GROUP
  • NPI: 1619298791
  • TIN: 45-4843411
  • Billing Office Address: 12030 Scripps Summit Drive Suite A, San Diego Ca 92131

Frequently Asked Questions

What clients say about us

  • “Very kind and loving staff”

    My whole (big) family has noticed huge changes in my daughter.

    -E Allen

  • “Our daughter has improved dramatically”

    Our daughter has improved dramatically with the speech and occupational therapy. I will tell anyone that needs these services to go to SmallTalk.

    -Tasha B.

  • “Emphasis on my child’s needs”

    Always a positive experience. My daughter loves going and the whole family has seen improvement with her speech.

    -Violeta C.

  • “Therapist understands my child”

    I love how the therapist understands my child’s verbal and physical cues and helps him get out of his comfort box to experiment in new ways to express himself.

    -Katherine C.

  • “”I learn so much…””

    Great with my son! I see leaps and bounds with his speech and I am learning so much by sitting in on the sessions

    -James F.

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